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Alpaz 0.5mg Tablet

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Composition for Alpaz 0.5mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Alpaz 0.5mg Tablet

Short term anxiety
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Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Alpaz Tablet

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Uses of Alpaz Tablet

Alpaz 0.5mg Tablet is used in the treatment of short term anxiety.
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Alpaz Tablet side effects

Common

Sleepiness, Slurred speech, Memory impairment, Uncoordinated body movements, Dizziness, Dryness in mouth, Fatigue, Irritability, Constipation, Headache, Depression.

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How to use Alpaz Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Alpaz 0.5mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Alpaz Tablet works

Alpaz 0.5mg Tablet is a benzodiazepine. It works by increasing the action of GABA, a chemical messenger which suppresses the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the brain.

In Depth Information on Alpaz Tablet

Expert advice for Alpaz Tablet

  • If you are taking Alpaz 0.5mg Tablet for the treatment of insomnia and anxiety, it should not be used more than 4 weeks.
  • It may become less effective over the time.
  • It causes sleepiness or drowsiness. If this happens to you, do not drive or use machinery.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Alpaz 0.5mg Tablet, as it may cause excessive sleepiness or drowsiness.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
  • The addiction / habit-forming potential of Alpaz 0.5mg Tablet is very high.
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Alpaz Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Alpaz Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Alpaz 0.5mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Alpaz 0.5mg Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Alpaz 0.5mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Alpaz 0.5mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Alpaz 0.5mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Alpaz 0.5mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Alpaz 0.5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Alpaz 0.5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Alpaz Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Alpaz 0.5mg Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Alpaz Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Alprazolam

Alpaz is used to relieve excess (moderate to severe) anxiety and to treat anxiety associated with depression. It is not to be used for mild anxiety associated with stress of day today life situations.
Alpaz is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Yes, the use of Alpaz has addictive potential. Its use is associated with risk of addiction for physical or psychological effects. The abrupt discontinuation of Alpaz is therefore not advised to avoid serious withdrawal symptoms.
No, Alpaz is not an opioid, it belongs to a class of substances called benzodiazepines.
No, Alpaz is not an anti-depressant. It is used to relieve excess anxiety and to treat anxiety associated with depression.
No, Alpaz is not a narcotic substance. It belongs to the class of medicines known as benzodiazepines and is used for the treatment of anxiety.
No, Alpaz is not indicated for managing a hangover. Rather, Alpaz should not be taken with alcohol as both the substances can cause excessive sleep (sedation) and depress your brain.
Yes, Alpaz is used to relieve excess (moderate to severe) anxiety and to treat anxiety associated with depression. It is not recommended for mild anxiety associated with stress of day today life situations.
No, Alpaz is not indicated for the treatment of heart palpitations. However, it may help in reducing heart palpitations associated with anxiety. Alpaz should always be taken only when advised by your doctor.
No, Alpaz is not indicated for the management of alcohol withdrawal.
Lowering of blood pressure is seen if you take more than prescribed dose of Alpaz. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive fall in blood pressure while you are taking Alpaz.
Yes, Alpaz makes you sleepy. Sedation (sleepiness) is a very common side effect of Alpaz. Please consult your doctor if you are prescribed Alpaz and your work requires you to remain alerted or you drive yourself as it may affect your driving.
Yes, Alpaz like any other medicine has an expiry date and should not be used beyond the date mentioned on the package.
Change in weight (both weight gain and weight loss) has been reported as a common side effect with Alpaz. Please consult your doctor if you experience disproportionate change in weight when you are taking Alpaz.
It has not been reported to cause hair loss. Talk to your doctor if you experience this while taking Alpaz. As it could be due to some other underlying condition.
Q. Can I take Alpaz with hydrocodone?
Alpaz should not be taken with hydrocodone. Alpaz belong to a class of medicines called benzodiazepines and hydrocodone belongs to the class of medicines called opioids. Both the classes cause sedation (increased tenedency to sleep) and respiratory depression (slow and difficult breathing). Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Alpaz with paracetamol?
No, interactions have been reported between Alpaz and paracetamol. However, this does not mean that no interactions exist. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Alpaz with prednisone?
Prednisolone may increase the metabolism (breakdown) of Alpaz and hence decrease the levels of Alpaz in the body which may decrease the effect of Alpaz and a higher dose may be needed. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Alpaz with clonazepam?
Alpaz should not be taken with clonazepam as both the medicines belong to the same class of medicines called benzodiazepines. When taken together, they can cause sedation (increased tenedency to sleep) and respiratory depression (slow and difficult breathing). Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Alpaz with oxycodone?
Alpaz should not be taken with oxycodone. Alpaz belong to a class of medicines called benzodiazepines and oxycodone belong to the class of medicines called opioids. Both the classes cause sedation (increased tenedency to sleep) and respiratory depression (slow and difficult breathing). Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Alpaz with tramadol?
Alpaz should not be taken with tramadol. Alpaz belong to a class of medicines called benzodiazepines and tramadol belong to the class of medicines called opioids. Both the classes cause sedation (increased tenedency to sleep) and respiratory depression (slow and difficult breathing). Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Alpaz with ibuprofen?
No, interactions have been reported between Alpaz and ibuprofen. However, this does not mean that no interactions exist. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Alpaz with sertraline?
No, interactions have been reported between Alpaz and sertraline. However, this does not mean that no interactions exist. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Alpaz with buspirone?
No, interactions have been reported between Alpaz and buspirone. However, this does not mean that no interactions exist. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
No, Alpaz should be taken only for a prescribed duration at prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
No, Alpaz is not indicated for the treatment of any kind of pain. It belongs to the class of benzodiazepines and is indicated for the treatment of anxiety.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Alpaz with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Alpaz with Lamivudine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lamivudine: Heptavir
Alpaz with Pimozide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pimozide: R Zep, Pimoz, Arkazid
Alpaz with Revaprazan
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Revaprazan: Revanex
Alpaz with Indinavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan
Alpaz with Citalopram
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Citalopram: Vocita, Olarc, Citopam
Alpaz with Ritonavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ritonavir: Viriton, Ritomune
Alpaz with Imipramine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Imipramine: Elamin, Diamin, Kidep, Depranil, Dimip, Depsol, Imizen, Hemidap, Antipres, Depsin
Alpaz with Ilaprazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ilaprazole: Blokcid, Ilaone, Adiza, Lupila, Ilatop, Iladac, Ilaking, Iladif, Peptorila
Alpaz with Haloperidol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Haloperidol: Nedol, Halopik, Hypnodol, Senorm, Kividol, Trancodol, Helinase, Typidol, Talendol
Alpaz with Sodium Valproate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sodium Valproate: Encorate, Valcontin, Valparin, Epival, Navalin Chrono, Valparex
Alpaz with Itraconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Itraconazole: Itrasig, Itracan, Candiforce, Canditral, Onitraz, Iycotizol, Itrasys, Syntran, Nixitral, I-Tyza
Alpaz with Clarithromycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clarithromycin: Clarimac, Klarim, Cloff, Clarital, Truclar, Claricin, Bioclar, Claribid, Clarie, C Cin
Alpaz with Oxcarbazepine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxcarbazepine: Zenoxa, Oxmazetol, Trioptal, Selzic, Mezalog
Alpaz with Dexrabeprazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Dexrabeprazole: Dirab, Repepsa, Kyrab
Alpaz with Paliperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paliperidone: Psycodon, Paliris
Alpaz with Lacosamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lacosamide: Lacosam, Lacoset, Lacotide, Seizgard
Alpaz with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin
Alpaz with Levosulpiride
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Levosulpiride: Nexipride, Edride, Ulpride
Alpaz with Sulpiride
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sulpiride: Stride
Alpaz with Blonanserin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Blonanserin: Elicia
Alpaz with Posaconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
Alpaz with Roxithromycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Roxithromycin: Rin, Rxn, Roxid, Biorox, Roxilac, Vilrox, Roxeptin, Roxyrol, Q Rox, Aurox, Roxygo, Romithrax, Raxitid, Roxy, Roxikem, Roxywin
Alpaz with Paroxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paroxetine: Parox, Pirotin, Paropex, Depaxil, Patriot
Alpaz with Lamotrigine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lamotrigine: Lamitor, Lamez, Lamictal, Lamosyn, Lametec
Alpaz with Valproic Acid
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Valproic Acid: Epsoval
Alpaz with Ketoconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ketoconazole: Hyporal
Alpaz with Phenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Episol, Neptoin, C-Toin, Eptoin
Alpaz with Armodafinil
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Armodafinil: Waklert
Alpaz with Chlorpromazine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlorpromazine: Relitil, Chlopro, Prazin, Salichlor
Alpaz with Iloperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Iloperidone: Ilofast, Ilopt

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